List Of Most Used Linux Applications In 2018: Part I
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List Of Most Used Linux Applications In 2018: Part I

Insight: List Of Most Used Linux Applications In 2018: Part I

There are thousands of application available for Linux these days. Office utilities to graphics, games to server administration, there are plenty of free and premium applications available. In this post, we have curated some of the most used Linux applications.

List Of Most Used Linux Applications In 2018

Dropbox

Dropbox is one of the widely used Linux application in 2018. It is one of the most used Linux applications.

Install Dropbox on Ubuntu and Debian:

$ cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf -    [On 32-Bit]
$ cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf - [On 64-Bit]
$ ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd

Google Drive

Google Drive is also an another widely used application along with Dropbox. Visit the link below to know about various Google drive clients for Linux.

Google Drive Clients

 

Firefox

Firefox is a one of the popular Internet browser these days. Firefox is one of the most used application in Linux.

Install latest version, Firefox Quantum on Ubuntu using following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-next
$ sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade
$ sudo apt install firefox

VLC

VLC is a popular multimedia application. It is a favourite video player for Linux users.

Install VLC player on Ubuntu using following commands:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install vlc

SimpleScreenRecorder

SimpleScreenRecorder is a screen recording application. It is popular application due to it’s easy to use feature:

Install SimpleScreenRecorder on Ubuntu using following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder

recordMyDesktop

Along with SimpleScreenRecorder  recordMyDesktop is also another popular desktop recording application in Linux.

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Install recordMyDesktop on Ubuntu and Debian, using following commands.

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gtk-recordmydesktop

Atom

Atom is a modern text editor. It is developed and maintained by GitHub. It is one of the widely used text editor in Linux.

Install Atom on Ubuntu using following commands.

$ sudo apt-get install snapd
$ sudo snap install atom --classic

Sublime Text

Sublime Text is a lightweight text editor for Linux. Install Sublime Text on Ubuntu using following commands.

$ sudo apt-get install snapd
$ sudo snap install sublime-text

 

Gedit

Gedit comes preinstalled with many Linux distros. Install Gedit on Ubuntu and Debian, using following commands.

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gedit

LibreOffice

LibreOffice is a Microsoft Words for Linux. LibreOffice is widely used in Linux for word processing. Install LibreOffice on Ubuntuusing following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install libreoffice

Rhythmbox

Rhythmbox is a music player which comes pre-installed in Ubuntu. Install Rhythmbox on Debian, using following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fossfreedom/rhythmbox
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install rhythmbox

OpenShot

OpenShot is an award-winning free and open source video editor. It is one of the most preferred Linux application. Install Openshot on Ubuntu and Debian, using following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install openshot-qt

Krita

Krita is an open source painting app. It is most used painting applicaton in Linux. Install Krita on Ubuntu and Debian, using following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install krita

GIMP

GIMP is the one of the most popular open source software in Linux. It is Photoshop alternative for Linux. Install Gimp on Ubuntu using following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install gimp

Pidgin

Pidgin is an open source instant messaging application. Pidgin supports almost all chatting platforms. Install Pidgin on Ubuntu using following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/backports
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install pidgin

Brackets

Brackets is another popular IDE in Linux. Brackets is developed by Adobe.

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Install Brackets on Ubuntu using following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/brackets
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install brackets

GnuCash

GnuCash is a free, cross-platform, and open source accounting software for Linux. It is also available for other platforms too.

Install GnuCash on Ubuntu and Debian, using following commands.

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc)-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gnucash

Thunderbird

Thunderbird is the most popular email applications. It is free and open source. Install Thunderbird on Ubuntu using following commands in your terminal.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install thunderbird

XDM

Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) is an open source download manager. Install XDM on Ubuntu and Debian, using following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install xdman

 



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